KKR vs RCB Cricket Match Predictions: IPL 2021 - Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore - Match 31: 20th Sept
The 31st match of the Indian Premier League 2021 will be played between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi in the UAE.
Royal Challengers Bangalore are placed at the 3rd spot in the Indian Premier League 2021 points table with 5 wins and 2 losses from their 7 matches of the league. The team is with 10 points.
Glenn Maxwell is the top run-scorer for Royal Challengers Bangalore with 223 runs at a strike rate of 144. He has struck 21 fours and 10 sixes. AB de Villiers has also made 207 runs at a strike rate of 164.
Harshal Patel has been the best bowler for Royal Challengers Bangalore and has picked up 17 wickets while bowling at an average of 15 and an economy rate of 9.17. Kyle Jamieson has 9 wickets with the best of 3/41.
In: Tim David, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dushmantha Chameera, George Garton, Akash Deep
Out: Finn Allen, Adam Zampa, Daniel Sams, Kane Richardson, Washington Sundar
In: Tim Southee
Out: Pat Cummins
Kolkata Knight Riders are placed at the 7th spot in the Indian Premier League 2021 points table with 2 wins and 5 losses from their 7 matches of the league. The team is with 4 points.
Nitish Rana is the top run-scorer for Kolkata Knight Riders with 201 runs at a strike rate of 122. He has struck 21 fours and 9 sixes. Rahul Tripathi has also made 187 runs at a strike rate of 135.
In the absence of Pat Cummins, Prasidh Krishna has been the best bowler for Kolkata Knight Riders and has picked up 8 wickets while bowling at an average of 30 and an economy rate of 9.16. Varun Chakravarthy has 7 wickets with the best of 2/32.
Kolkata Knight Riders - Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (capt), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Prasidh Krishna, Shivam Mavi, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakravarthy
Royal Challengers Bangalore - Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli (c), Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers (wk), Shahbaz Ahmed, Kyle Jamieson, Wanindu Hasaranga, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendera Chahal
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Royal Challengers Bangalore
Who will win? – Royal Challengers Bangalore
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Devdutt Padikkal (Royal Challengers Bangalore), Nitish Rana (Kolkata Knight Riders)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Harshal Patel (Royal Challengers Bangalore), Varun Chakravarthy (Kolkata Knight Riders)
Most Sixes – AB de Villiers (Royal Challengers Bangalore), Dinesh Karthik (Kolkata Knight Riders)
Man of the Match – AB de Villiers
Team Scores Batting first – Royal Challengers Bangalore 185+, Kolkata Knight Riders 170+
Match Handicap Royal Challengers Bangalore
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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